Compliance, Normality, and the Patient on Peritoneal Dialysis

Compliance, Normality, and the Patient on Peritoneal Dialysis

Identification: nnj_mj10A2
Issue: May-June 2010
Volume: Vol. 37, No. 3
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Goal: To provide an overview of compliance among patients with peritoneal dialysis as related to this study's findings.


  1. Explain the concept of a case study as presented in this study's design.
  2. Describe ways in which participants in this study complied with their peritoneal dialysis treatment regimen.
  3. Define compliance to peritoneal dialysis as viewed by this study's participants.
  4. Identify an instance where a participant was not compliant to his or her peritoneal dialysis treatment regimen and why.

Acknowledgments: The authors gratefully acknowledge the Research Centre for Clinical and Community Practice Innovation, of the Griffith Institute for Health and Medical Research, Griffith University, for funding the study described in this article. We also wish to thank the participants, who gave their precious time and energy to provide us with their insights.

Statement of Disclosure: The authors reported no actual or potential conflict of interest in relation to this continuing nursing education article.


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Expired On: Sep 15, 2012

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